We Are Water

Community Water Connections in the Four Corners Region 

We Are Water

Water, critical and scarce in the Four Corners Region, connects diverse communities through our shared place and unique stories. 

We Are Water brings a traveling exhibit and interactive programs to rural and tribal communities in the Four Corners Region of the U.S. and engages community members in conversations about their personal and community connections to local water topics. Libraries in rural areas, which often function as the local science center, will host the exhibit, programs, and STEM experiences in their communities.

Our team is currently designing the We Are Water exhibit and programs. The exhibit will travel to rural and tribal libraries in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah starting in Spring 2021! 

We Are Water springs from an exciting collaboration between scientists, Indigenous science educators, learning researchers, informal educators, and library staff. Designed for communities in the Four Corners Region, in particular Indigenous and Latinx communities, stories and community voices will be highlighted features and woven throughout the exhibit and programs.

Through experiences with We Are Water, communities will explore their shared watershed and local ecosystems, and connect with neighbors through their common and unique experiences with water in the region. We hope individuals, families, and communities will share their memories and stories about water, and come together to imagine a future they want for their communities

Story-telling Photo Gallery

Photos and videos in the story-telling galleries connect past and present projects.

Story-Telling Film Gallery

Photos and videos in the story-telling galleries connect past and present projects.

Greeley Central HS
Greeley Central HS

Greeley Central HS submission to the Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) video contest.

Student-Produced
Alamosa HS Snow Pack Group
Alamosa HS Snow Pack Group

This LOCC video looks at the snowpack in Alamosa, CO and how it has changed as the climate grows warmer. Alamosa HS Group 2 submission to the Lens on Climate Change (LOCC) video contest.

Student-Produced
LOCC: Poudre HS
LOCC: Poudre HS

Students from Poudre High School discuss the widespread consequences of persisting drought in the west. This is a student-made film from the Lens on Climate Change video contest.

Student-Produced

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